Cheshire Medical Center – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is seeking a physician hospitalist who is board certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine to serve as Division Chief of a 12-member and growing Hospital Medicine team with discreet day hospitalists and nocturnists. Cheshire Medical Center serves as a regional referral center in a three-state region and is an integral partner in the growing Dartmouth-Hitchcock healthcare system.
This is an outstanding opportunity for a physician with excellent clinical management and communication skills interested in a clinical leadership role. The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to help transition a strong existing program to the next level. An advanced non-clinical degree (e.g. MPH, MHA, MBA, MS), as well as Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine certification are preferred but not necessary to apply for the position.
This role provides a mix of administrative and clinical responsibilities.
Census, 12-14 patients per physician
16 Progressive Care Unit beds
Open ICU, 10 acute beds with eICU and collaboration with 3 Pulmonary/Critical Care physicians
2 Associate Providers on service, transitioning to 4
Clinical shifts flex between 12-hour and 8-hour shifts.
Epic EMR, fully integrated within the Dartmouth-Hitchcock system
Competitive compensation: Vacation, CME allowance, Malpractice, Medical/Dental insurance, 401A, 403B, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability
Dedicated floor social workers, home care coordinators and case managers
BC/BE Internal Medicine
Must be able to obtain/maintain a NH medical license/DEA
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic Keene is a 150 physician and associate provider, multi-specialty community practice and division of the Dartmouth Hitchcock system. This diverse group of professionals is committed to quality and patient safety, continuous process improvement and clinical measurement. The Clinic is a nationally recognized leader in population health and patient-centered medical home. It is innovative and collaborative in its use of integrative medicine, value-based care, accountable-care models and electronic medical records. It is the largest community practice in the 650+ physician Dartmouth Hitchcock Health System which boasts a leading medical center and medical school.
The jointly-affiliated hospital, Cheshire Medical Center, is a 169 bed, Level III community hospital. It is only the 14th hospital ever to be named an American Hospital Association “Living the Vision” awardee (2013) and is a recent past recipient of the New Hampshire Healthcare Business of the Decade. In addition to its inpatient Acute Care units, it also boasts inpatient Rehabilitation and a Behavioral Health Liaison team.
The community of Keene is a picturesque, college-town in the Monadnock Region of Southwestern New Hampshire. NH boasts no income tax. The cost of living, stable real estate market and excellent schools and neighborhoods makes Keene an ideal place to call home.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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About Cheshire Medical Center – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene
How can the lifestyle in New Hampshire and Vermont compliment your career? You can have amazing 4-season living with a career at one of the top health systems in the country. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. We are close to the urban centers of Boston, New York and Montreal, but also offer proximity to the seacoast and multiple top-tier ski mountains within a short driving distance. Throughout New Hampshire, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make our area the ideal place to work and play.Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without ...regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.